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Netflix Plans To Make 30 Anime Shows By 2019

by Peter Paltridgeon October 16, 2017
Can Netflix go from one or two original anime productions to over two dozen in the span of one year? Can one island nation handle thirty Neo Yokios? The world’s most iconic streaming service (so far) held an investor’s call this morning where Ted Sarandos, the company’s chief of content, revealed his extremely ambitious plans […]

Black Out 2022 – Anime Short For Blade Runner 2049

by Alex Beanon September 29, 2017
The highly anticipated film “Blade Runner 2049” starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, debuts next week [October 6, 2017] – but before that, you have a prequel short [“2036 Nexus Dawn”] and this anime short prologue entitled “Black Out 2022”. The backstory – It is 2022 and an EMP detonation has caused a global blackout with the predictable worldwide massive, […]

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JJ Abrams Wants To Remake “Your Name”

by Peter Paltridgeon September 27, 2017
Did you know “Your Name” is now the highest-grossing anime movie of all time? Can you guess what other record it’s about to break? How about “shortest time to inspire an inferior Western remake”? The success of this picture did not go unnoticed by Hollywood, and now JJ Abrams of “Bad Robot” fame is attached […]

Shinichiro Watanabe Directs Blade Runner Short

by Peter Paltridgeon September 20, 2017
You’re familiar with Shinichiro Watanabe, famed director of Cowboy Bebop, correct? A lot of anime was inspired by Blade Runner….what would a Watanabe ‘toon look like if it was a direct adaption? We’ll find out in a little more than a week, when “Blade Runner: Black Out 2022” premieres. Directed by Wantanabe, the short will […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2017 – “Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry” Panel

by Grant Whiteon September 3, 2017
Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves took to the stage to introduce two of the key talent of the film Fairy Tail:Dragon Cry to a strong round of applause- director Tatsuma Minamikawa and producer Yohei Ito. Translation between Jeremy and the guests was handled by Bethan Jones. Jeremy asked each of the guests to introduce themselves. Minamikawa […]

Hunter X Hunter Goes Back On Hiatus

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2017
How long did you think Yoshihiro Togashi, the artist behind Hunter X Hunter, would be able to keep up his latest session on the famous manga? Which of you guessed three months? Togashi returned to Hunter X Hunter on June 26; his next break will begin after the September 6 issue of Shonen Jump. The […]

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Brock And Misty Will Return To The Pokemon Anime Soon

by Peter Paltridgeon August 28, 2017
The Pokemon anime may still have Ash, Pikachu, Jessie, James, Meowth and Nurse Joy, but where are the easily agitated aquaphile and the wannabe ladies man? Will we ever see Brock and Misty again? They’re coming back….just temporarily, but it’s happening. Pokemon Sun and Moon will broadcast a two-part story on September 14 and September […]

Gamescom 2017: Attack On Titan 2 Announced By Koei

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2017
Did you assume we’d seen the last of Eren and Mikasa on the PS4? It’s hard to keep them down. Can Koei’s Attack On Titan 2 reach the heights of the muscular monstrosities themselves? Last year Koei released the first Attack On Titan game for modern consoles, and soon they’ll be putting out a sequel […]

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Light Meets L In This New Death Note Clip

by Peter Paltridgeon August 21, 2017
Ready for Netflix’s take on the manga/anime sensation known as Death Note? How about one more clip to tide you over? Netflix released this clip over the weekend and it concerns Light’s first encounter with the mysterious L, the world’s greatest detective who is now hot on his trail. It hasn’t taken L very long […]

Review: “Napping Princess” UK Theatrical Release: Like A Dream

by Grant Whiteon August 15, 2017
Ancien is the princess of a mystical land, whose king is obsessed with cars and locked his daughter away out of fear of her magical ability to bring technology to life. But in reality she’s Kokone, a Japanese teenager who lives with her prodigy mechanic father, her only battles being against bouts of narcolepsy in […]